Nyctemera

noun Nyc·tem·era \nikˈtem(ə)rə\

Definition of Nyctemera

  1. :  a genus of Australian and New Zealand black-and-white moths — see magpie moth b

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Origin and Etymology of nyctemera

New Latin, from Greek nyktēmeron, nychthēmeron night and day; probably from the black-and-white color of the moths


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